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Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Western Trust is offering year 9 and 10 girls the HPV vaccine to protect them from cervical cancer in later life
The new cross-border Macmillan Health and Wellbeing Campus has its offical opening at Altnagelvin Hospital
Funding of £30m to tackle hospital waiting lists across Northern Ireland will target the most urgent cases and reducing the longest waits
This April's Autism Fun Day is in the Guildhall on Sat 14th: face painting, bouncy castle, interactive kids' zone - and all for free!
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has found that 50% of ambulance stations had issues with unsatisfactory hygiene
Louise McFarland and Katrina McFeely made a kind donation of £265, raised by Limavady Jobs Office, to the Altnagelvin Cardiac Fund
Tooth removals cost £9m and are No.1 reason for child hospital admissions in NI; 40% of our 5 yr olds have decay, compared to 25% in England
Almost 700 Children have missed out on health assessments at 1 and 2 years of age in Derry due to pressure on the WHSCT, says Mark H Durkan
New 'Health Inequalities' report shows life expectancies in Derry (man 77.6 yrs, woman 81.9 yrs) are 3rd-lowest of 16 NI districts
James and Sean Mullan have donated £2,000 to NW Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin, in memory of Caitlyn, who passed away aged 19 in 2009

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Volunteers for Foyle Maritime Festival (July 14-22) needed! Deadline for applications is this Wednesday, June 20th
NWRC's free careers roadshow at Foyle Arena on Friday June 15 with employers Errigal Contracts, City Hotel, Garvan O’Doherty Group, Fujitsu
Western Trust's Maria Magee (pic), Gloria O'Connor, Liam Dunne and Yvonne McWhirter have won their categories in the NI Nurse of the Year
NWRC Limavady's 'Coding for Kids' computing summer camp runs from 9-11 July and will teach 9-11 yr olds code breaking and other IT skills
Bob Marley's Wailers headline Limavady's Stendhal Festival on Friday August 10 - e-tickets www.stendhalfestival.com - info line 0770 6280021